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Basically Every Metal Guitarist To Participate In Upcoming Jason Becker Benefit

Megadeth, Animals as leaders, Marty Friedman, Dream Theater, Testament, Trivium, Rob Zombie, Firewind… the list goes on.

Hey, you know how heavy metal has guitarists? Well this event to help raise money for guitar legend Jason Becker is featuring basically every single one of 'em.

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The event will take place throughout March and April on the Twitch channel of Dragonforce guitarist Herman Li, and will include a livestream telethon-style fundraiser featuring all the below guitarists playing, an auction of signed gear and rare items, and then another auction for "three of Jason’s most important guitars will be auctioned off later this year, including the guitars seen on the covers of Perpetual Burn, Speed Metal Symphony and the original ‘Numbers’ guitar played by Eddie Van Halen."

All proceeds go to Becker’s medical trust and the event will feature the following:

  • Marty Friedman
  • Steve Vai
  • Joe Satriani
  • Steve Lukather
  • Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge)
  • John Petrucci (Dream Theater)
  • Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth)
  • Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders)
  • Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper)
  • Orianthi
  • Devin Townsend
  • Dave Ellefson (Megadeth)
  • Michael Angelo Batio (Nitro)
  • Guthrie Govan
  • Tim Henson (Polyphia)
  • Alex Skolnick (Testament)
  • Albert Lee
  • Matt Heafy (Trivium)
  • Zoltan Bathory (Five Finger Death Punch)
  • Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses)
  • Satchel (Steel Panther)
  • John 5 (Rob Zombie)
  • Gus G (Firewind, ex-Ozzy Osbourne)
  • Nili Brosh (Seven the Hardway)
  • Jason Richardson (All That Remains, ex-Born of Osiris, ex-Chelsea Grin)
  • The Dooo (YouTube)
  • Jared Dines
  • Ola Englund (The Haunted, ex-Six Feet Under)
  • Steve Terreberry (StevieT on YouTube)
  • Tyler Larson (Music is Win on YouTube)
  • Cole Rolland
  • Thomas McRocklin (Bad4Good)
  • Rusty Cooley
  • Mattias IA Eklundh (Freak Kitchen),
  • Sam Totman (Dragonforce)
  • Chris Broderick (Act of Defiance, ex-Megadeth)
  • Lari Basilio
  • Sophie Lloyd
  • Federico Mondelli and Fabiola Bellomo (Frozen Crown)
  • Alex Lee (Holy Grail)
  • Stevie Salas
  • Elliot Easton (The Cars)
  • Mika Tyyska
  • Daniel Dekay (Diemonds)
  • N&M Creation (YouTube)

See? Everyone! Learn more about the event here.

[via MetalSucks]

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